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I Believe Everything Happens For a Reason

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    cat20079 cat20079 36-40, M 5 Responses Mar 9

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    the universe is, was,

    and will be. everything has already happened and will happen again, as its happening now
    chaospotato chaospotato 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 17

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    It wasn't a waste of time

    if you learned something 👌
    recklesssxo recklesssxo 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 22

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    So this will stir it all up I'm sure.

    If you want to know the truth. If you smart and can handle it. https://youtu.be/SgYZlPAJHv0
    discipled discipled 51-55, M 1 Response Aug 12

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    spinsterC spinsterC 41-45, F 6 Responses Aug 17

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    People come into your life

    for a reason,a season or a lifetime. When u know which one it is,you will know what to do for that person. When someone is in your life for a REASON it is usually to meet a need you have expressed...
    teachocolate teachocolate 41-45, F 8 Responses Aug 25, 2014

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    From the people that we meet,

    to the opportunies we gain. We learn a lesson from the people who come in and walk out of our lives as that's the mystery to it, you never quite know until it has happened.
    rebeccacriley rebeccacriley 16-17, F 2 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    i just want to be happy.

    Is that too much to ask for?
    deleted deleted 26-30 10 Responses Jun 22

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    Stop asking yourself what you did wrong,

    why you and your friends are not as close as you once were or why you suddenly don't get along with them anymore. It is not your fault and neither is it theirs... Imagine yourself walking on a stony path next to a river. Next to you are people walking along with you. Those...
    Loquesoy Loquesoy 18-21, F 24 Responses Aug 4

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    Yes everything happens

    for a reason but sometimes the hard part is finding the reason
    Larapshasuraka Larapshasuraka 18-21, F 8 Responses May 5

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    My God My Broken Heart

    I walk in the room to see my baby girl for the first time.... She lays there so helpless, tubes down her throat and in her nose.  IV's are attached everywhere.I start to cry as the tears roll down my cheeks.   All I can think to do is sing to her as I did every day when she...
    Cheer2 Cheer2 36-40, F 48 Responses Jun 25, 2013

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    I lost my job today. The same thing I've been

    doing since I was 15 and again I was told I wasn't good enough. I have to believe there is a reason for all that is happening, with my marriage ended and now this, it's time for me to find a new way of life. If this is what my life is suppose to be right now, than so be it. I'll...
    rnwytrain85 rnwytrain85 26-30, M 6 Responses Aug 6

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    rebelwife9000 rebelwife9000 31-35, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I joined EP in the winter to figure out some

    serious problems in my marriage. After much agonizing, I made the decision to divorce my husband of 11 years. The whole experience has been painful and stressful but the uncertainty of what happens next was probably the scariest part for me. I wasn't sure how I was going to...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses May 16

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    I know how it feels to loose a son too soon.

    1/23/2000-Rip 2/23/2000. I know how it feels to Loose a mom to lung cancer (she didn't smoke) 8/7/1952- 8/10/2002. I know how...
    arin19807 arin19807 31-35, F 7 Responses Aug 22

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    I'm letting go of my past to embrace my future.

    Keeping my load light and my heart full of love.
    BookDiva BookDiva 36-40, F 8 Responses Jun 4

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    I always believe when something delays you from

    your original plan, no matter how frustrating it is it was meant to benefit you in the long run.
    ksas ksas 46-50, F 12 Responses Jul 15

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    Everything. I believe our paths were already

    set. Our pain strengthens us. Everything we give out to the universe we get back.
    deleted deleted 26-30 9 Responses Aug 17

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    I tend to be an optimist.

    Which is ironic since I worry and stress about almost everything. I have found, though, that even when the bad things happen, something good comes down the road. It's generally just a matter of time for the reasons to show themselves. The world has a way of balancing things out...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jul 15

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    Ten years ago I nearly died,

    and since then feel like I am on borrowed time. These last ten years have been the best years of my life. I feel that they have been a blessing.
    7lulu 7lulu 41-45, F 7 Responses Aug 7

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    I have to believe this

    so that I can journey on even when I run out of hope, sometimes. Thankful for it all. Heres to moving forward and starting over again..........Cheers!
    lovinglifeandsmiling lovinglifeandsmiling 41-45, F 11 Responses Aug 16

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    It's funny to think that

    as we get older...u realize that everything does happen for a reason or purpose! When we accept that we're the authors to our own script in life.... You can start to wonder that all that u go thru is meant to be?! Isn't it all a question of attitude though? Instead if getting...
    Shewolfiie69 Shewolfiie69 36-40, F 19 Responses Mar 13

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    If u call. A girl pretty she well forget in a

    hour. Call a girl. UGLY. She'll remember her entire life
    CookiePandas CookiePandas 18-21, F 5 Responses Jan 22

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    ICash ICash 26-30, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    on my 27th bday back in the day i took my sick

    mama to my job to fill out papers making me her power of attorney...we did that then had a good day together...the very next day out of no where we got into a minor car accident that started a whole spiral of issues pertaining to her care and well being...had i not signed the p...
    sugarbiscuts sugarbiscuts 31-35, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I truly do. Everything is a part of

    who you are. Even people coming into your life or crossing paths. There can even be those rare people you meet and have an instant connection and very deep bond and feelings for very quickly. One person can alter and change your life for the better.
    Kman4You Kman4You 36-40, M 2 Responses Apr 1

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    I am not there in any other group

    or face book or Twitter or anywhere els...but I am here..... May be I felt this one is different... "EP is a community based on AUTHENTICITY,SUPPPORT AND RESPECT... Please post with these values in mind." Liked these lines.....
    Majesticrose Majesticrose 31-35, F 6 Responses Aug 18

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    and theres no such thing

    as coincidence...
    sugarbiscuts sugarbiscuts 31-35, F 16 Responses Aug 22

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    Have you ever just sat down

    and thought..... Damn I've been through a lot of **** in my life so far.....
    CindersAndSmokes CindersAndSmokes 26-30, M 8 Responses Apr 28

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    Three years ago, a strange chain of events led

    me unexpectedly to the Facebook profile of the first girl that I ever truly loved. The one I lost and nearly killed myself over, more than 3 decades ago. She may have looked older, but I still recognised her in a heartbeat and it instantly induced the same racing pulse...
    treborsniknej treborsniknej 56-60, M 11 Responses Jun 3

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    I spent the last 8 months .

    .. Thinking... Learning about myself... And crying of course there was crying... I was sad ... I felt alone and like I would never be happy again.. I tried a few dates and felt no spark ... I was convinced it was because my inner flame had been snuffed out ... I knew I would...
    momacods momacods 36-40, F 12 Responses Jul 27

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    nathchalk97 nathchalk97 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    I was cheated with someone.

    . and we got broke up and now I want to move one :)
    Jonabelle Jonabelle 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 22

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    Ya know, some days I believe this,

    and some days I don't. Today, I do. Recently, had a dream about someone, and the next day I'm told that he's in jail. It's quite weird. Things do happen for a reason, and in the way they are supposed to... IF we are willing to go that path!
    AlwaysPersevere71 AlwaysPersevere71 41-45, M 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    Beauty, is it a blessing

    or a curse? What is beauty? I am me, same person and body I've always been... I think about the comment by the guy that answered one of my questions- when he said 'he feels bad for beautiful girls because the become ugly in time with age'. I keep thinking about it. I was not...
    loveCT loveCT 41-45, F 7 Responses 5 days ago

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    Today I was a witness of the probably sweetest

    thing I have ever seen in my life. This afternoon I went to the graveyard to check on my grandparents. I parked the car and walked across the lawn to where the graves are. On my way there I noticed three elder women sitting in a half circle a bit further away from me - One was...
    Loquesoy Loquesoy 18-21, F 10 Responses Aug 7

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    I have always leased new cars.

    When my lease was up in 2014 I decided to buy an older model car for cash over having payments. I bought the car from my sister's boyfriend's sister. She bought the car from the original owner but did not know the guy. For some reason I've always felt the original owner left a...
    fla0range fla0range 31-35, F 5 Responses Jul 18

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    seniordingdong seniordingdong 26-30, M 4 Responses Aug 22

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    many moons ago while living at home with my

    mama, i got home late from work one night...a moth followed me in no biggy...i was on my phone in my room in the dark and the lil bugger was drawn to the light...i caught him saying "ooh now youre mine!"...i went to release him outside and when i opened the door i saw that i...
    sugarbiscuts sugarbiscuts 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 24

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    I STRONGLY BELIEVE EVERYTHING HAPPENS FOR A

    REASON! I JUST LEFT MY HUSBAND TODAY! I HAVE BEEN HAVING THIS STRONG FEELING IN MY GUT THAT I NREDED TO LEAVE! ! I KEPT GETTING THE MESSAGES SENT THROUGH FACEBOOK THE TV AND MY HOROSCOPE TELLING ME THAT I NEEDED A CHANGE. SO I DID I LEFT NOW I FEEL MORE BLESSED AND RELIEVED THAT...
    Tefamy Tefamy 41-45, F 23 Responses Jul 17

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    countrybeautiful countrybeautiful 26-30, F 6 Responses Oct 30, 2014

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    Karma is a dangerous thing.

    ...I made a bad decision over the weekend and nothing but bad things have happened since ....unrelated maybe but very odd all the same....
    katness99 katness99 36-40, F 7 Responses Aug 10

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    Then I must be happening

    for a reason.
    TooInnocent333 TooInnocent333 26-30, M Aug 18

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    Or is it that something happens

    and we either take advantage of it, or just make the best of what has happened. Good judgement is needed with a level head to make sure we get it right, or avoid it to be safe maybe... Its a great positive statement one that sees us making the best of all that life throws at...
    Walkingwithmindfulness Walkingwithmindfulness 56-60, M 1 Response Aug 10

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    Everything is going as planned.

    As if a universal script. And somehow, I know it. Nothing phases me anymore because this is exactly how things are supposed to be. Nothing can change it.
    PiggyToe PiggyToe 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 21

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    Yesterday the audio feed wasn't working during

    our church's planned video taped sermon, so our pastor switched over to a live sermon instead. It was very good, and made me wonder, What if God wanted someone in our congregation to hear the substitute sermon instead? How easy would it have been to just get that other preacher...
    AzabethTV AzabethTV 56-60, T Aug 24